Race and the Criminal Law Curriculum
Cynthia Lee, Race and the Criminal Law Curriculum in The Oxford Handbook of Race and Law in the United States (Carbado ed. forthcoming 2021 Oxford University Press)
16 Pages Posted: 10 Apr 2020 Last revised: 14 Apr 2021
Date Written: April 9, 2020
A growing number of law professors are interested in providing their students with tools to think critically about the law. One site for critical thinking involves the topic of race. This book chapter provides criminal law professors with concrete suggestions on how they can meaningfully incorporate discussions of race into the classroom. This chapter will be included in The Oxford Handbook of Race and Law in the United States.
Keywords: Race, Criminal Law, Teaching, Racial Bias, Critical Race Theory, Social Justice
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